Unmatched Grandeur!
You have never seen anything like this before

TWO STORY CUSTOM DESIGNED MANSION
WITH HIGH CHARACTER AND CLASS
IDEAL FOR CELEBRITIES AND ENTERTAINING

Built on a 29,000 sq. ft. hill, with a SPECTACULAR 220 Degree VIEW, to enjoy SUNRISE and SUNSET

"Fantasy is still with us. A small castle."
AN ARCHITECTURAL GUIDEBOOK TO LOS ANGELES, 2003, pg 333
by architectural gurus David Gebhard and Robert Winter


GENERAL INFORMATION


LOCATION: College Hills, in Glendale. Less than one mile from freeways 5, 2 and 134.
LOT SIZE: approximately 29,000 sq. ft., irregular.
VIEW: 220 hills and city view extend to Downtown Los Angeles.
YEAR BUILT: 1980.
COVERED AREA: approximately 5,500 sq. ft. (including garage and balconies calculated at half footage.)
BEDROOMS: 6 (4 bedr. with waterproof balconies and spectacular views on second floor.)
BATHROOMS: 5 (3 full, 1 1/2 and 1 powder room with separate toilet for guests.)
ENTERTAINMENT CAPACITY: accommodates 100 people seated indoors and 80 in pool area. Approximately 250-person standing capacity.
OTHER FACILITIES: 2 car garage, new swimming pool with spa and gazebo with awning, 4 balconies with city and mountain view, 6 outdoor light fixtures, 6 outdoor sensor lights, 24 outdoor recessed lights in columns, front garden with 2 green light reflectors and 18 stripes (13 ft each) of cascade lights, sauna, atrium, living room with wet bar and built-in wine racks, dining room, family room with fireplace, kitchen with island and breakfast area, pantry, laundry room, automatic wrought iron custom designed gate and 18 custom designed, wrought iron security screen doors, barbeque pit, 4 storage backyard closets, one power closet, retaining wall and wrought iron fence around the perimeter.
SERVICE FACILITIES: indoor-outdoor intercom/radio, built-in central alarm, built-in wiring for cable TV, alarm and phone, central heating and air conditioning, central humidifier hook-up, central vacuum, garbage disposal. Heater in every bathroom. Water softener for the entire house. Water purifying outlet. Sprinklers on timer for the front garden and the entire hill.
INCOME POSSIBILITIES: location for movies and still photography.
BUILDING POSSIBILITIES: additional guest houses.
ARTISTIC DESIGNS: the entire house has been designed with motifs of infinity and eternity.
Built on solid rock, the CONSTRUCTION and CRAFTMANSHIP of this house is way bove the present standards of construction. The ARCHITECTURAL ORIGINALITY, as well as the MOTIFS OF ETERNITY AND INFINITY in its interior and exterior, give the house a uniqueness very difficult to duplicate.


This house is so UNIQUE that there is no known architectural classification for its style. With all its creative and hand carved fixtures, it is truly a piece of art and, as such, cannot be valued by its size but by its creativity. A work of art has no comparables in the market. Would anybody sell a Picasso based on the square footage of the work?

It's view from SUNRISE TO SUNSET is breathtaking; it includes downtown Los Angeles and it goes as far as Catalina island.

Built and decorated according to the laws of FENG SHUI, the ancient Chinese art of living, the laws of energy and harmony of the universe have been carefully considered in designing this beautiful sanctuary. Respecting the rules of Feng Shui allows the flow of positive energy into the house, assisting its inhabitants to attract love, fame, money, health, and to enjoy the protection of higher powers. For example, the foyer has a fountain in its center to attract prosperity and abundance. This custom-designed marble fountain, with recycling water, has a marble pedestal which holds an antique Italian marble statue
(estimated to be approximately 300 years old) which was featured in the 1950's era movie "The State of the Union, with Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Another example is the Family Room fireplace which faces the entrance in order to incite and ignite the energies of fame and success. Their locations are crucial to obtaining the desired results.

Furthermore, the POTENTIAL of this particular house is enormous. A third floor, if desired, can be easily built, as well as a decked pool house or a guesthouse. Additionally, the City of Glendale has announced plans to build a lively town center with shops, restaurants and theaters. Once the plan in under construction the value of properties will increase, skyrocketing the value of this city landmark.



DESCRIPTION OF FIRST FLOOR

1.- ENTRANCE GATE: automatic custom designed wrought iron front gate with light fixtures on pillars in each side. DESIGN OF ETERNITY.


2.- DRIVEWAY: concrete, with brick custom designs. Pillars with light fixtures on fence. DESIGN OF ETERNITY.


3.- 2-CAR GARAGE: Door with ornamental custom made fiberglass plant-ons (originals hand carved in wood.) DESIGN OF ETERNITY. Industrial automatic garage door opener, concrete floors, built-in cabinets and closets. Enclosed heater and water heater units.


4.- RECESSED OUTDOOR COLUMNS: 12 around the perimeter of the house, each with a 9 ft. high custom made fiberglass figure (originals hand carved in wood.)

5.- FRONT GARDEN: custom designed with a 14-feet CASCADE LIGHTING.

6.- MAIN DOOR: double length and double paneled with ornamental custom designed fiberglass plant-ons (originals hand carved in wood) depicting the symbol of eternity at center and the trilogy of prosperity at the four corners. They match the double garage door. DESIGN OF ETERNITY.

7.- ENTRANCE HALL: 9.2 ft. ceiling. Marble floors. Custom designed Austrian crystal chandelier.

8.- FOYER: 9.2 ft. ceiling. Marble floors. Beamed ceiling. 10 recessed lights. Custom designed central marble fountain with recycling water, marble pedestal holding an Italian antique marble statue (estimated to be approximately 300 years old and to have appeared in the 50's movie "The State of the Union, with Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy.) Central area open to skylight in second floor. Side 4 wood panels (90"x13" each) custom designed and hand carved with antique motifs. North wall: 2 guest closets, floor to ceiling hand carved wooden wall with custom made design of a tree of life (DESIGN OF ETERNITY,) planter in staircase semi-circle cove, with mirror strips covered wall and lighted tempered glass seats. South wall: floor to ceiling mirror with white fiberglass custom made columns. East side: the same type of columns give entrance to the family room.

 


9.- POWDER ROOM: 9.2 ft. ceiling. Marble floors. Floor to ceiling mirrored wall with wall attached bronze candlelight fixture. Freestanding hand painted Sherle Wagner ceramic sink, matching faucets, wall paper and toilette paper holder. Separate toilet for guests.


10.- LIVING ROOM: 20 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Beamed ceiling with 14 custom designed and hand carved wood corbels. Oak nosing steps down from atrium and dining room, and high fixed windows with city and mountain view. 4 custom designed stained glass windows (Biblical animals.) 4 custom made and hand carved benches with cushion, on casters. DESIGN OF ETERNITY. Large custom made Austrian crystal chandelier. 2 walls with decorative 3' x 7 1/2' vertical moldings framing custom designed and hand carved 2 wood figures depicting Old Mesopotamian Kings, antique-ivory finished. Two open balconies facing gallery on second floor. One upper wall recessed with ground lights.













11.- WET BAR: Brass sink and marble counters. Glass doors upper cabinets and built-in wine rack. Wood upper and lower doors, cabinets and drawers. Bar is enclosed with antique-white finished wood panels, custom designed and hand carved with wine motifs. Recessed lights.




12.- DINING ROOM: 9.2 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. East wall completely mirrored, floor to ceiling, with custom made 4 mirrored columns and 2 custom designed Austrian crystal wall light fixtures. Large Austrian custom made crystal chandelier. Ceiling ornamented with custom designed symbols of ETERNITY and trilogy of prosperity fiberglass plant-ons. 2 custom designed and hand carved benches with cushion, on casters. DESIGN OF ETERNITY. Velvet upholstered walls, matching drapes, with decorative moldings. Two of the walls enclose custom designed and hand carved in wood, vertical gold leaf planks, with Biblical motifs. Approximately 2' x 5' and 2 1/2'. Two windows with view of mountain and city.

 


13.- FAMILY ROOM: 9.2 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Beamed ceiling. 12 recessed lights. Custom designed marble and oak fireplace with gas pit. Two built in oak bookstands. Table-level tiled and lighted eating counter facing
kitchen.

14.- KITCHEN: 9.2 ft. ceiling. Italian ceramic tile floors. Foiled ceiling with fluorescent lights recessed in a cove. Window and door with view, overlooking backyard. Custom made floor to ceiling oak cabinets and island with four
burners; computerized Fazar range with lighted vent hood. The island encloses a custom made oak serving cart. Oak paneled dishwasher and garbage compactor. Double oven. Upper oven is also a microwave. 3 compartment brown sink with hand hose and garbage disposal. Recessed light over the sink. Ceramic tile counters. Built-in blender, toaster and can opener. One fluorescent lighted counter.


15.- BREAKFAST AREA: Overlooks the backyard/swimming pool. Wall paper scenery depicting garden and French louver doors. Italian ceramic tile floors. Mirrored fan light fixture.

16.- HALLWAY: Deep brown sink with purified water, connected to ice maker in refrigerator. Broom closet and pantry.

17.- PANTRY: Built-in shelves, Italian ceramic tile floors and French louver doors.

18.- MAID'S BEDROOM: 9.2 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Separate entrance. Window facing North side hill. One upholstered wall. Mirrored closet.

19.- MAID'S BATHROOM AREA: Italian ceramic tile floors. Oak cabinet and ceramic tile counter with brown sink. Mirrored wall with light fixture. Mirrored wood frame medicine cabinet. Separate bath with brown toilet and shower.

20.- BACKYARD: Concrete deck with custom designed bricks. 2 covered patios. Raised gazebo with four white fiberglass columns (custom designed, originally hand carved in wood.) Awning matching the brick of the backyard and the coping. Brick B.B.Q. pit with 2 built-in brick benches and 4 enclosed outdoor closets with wrought iron doors.

 





21.- SWIMMING POOL & SPA: 36' x 18' heated swimming pool with 3 lion-head water spouts. New brick coping, tiles and plaster. Enclosed 9' x 7' Spa.


 

DESCRIPTION OF SECOND FLOOR
22.- STAIRCASE: Semicircle, with custom designed fiberglass balusters and solid oak railing. 15 carpet and oak nosing steps. 8 ft. hanging Tivoli light fixture. 2 semicircle lighted 3' x 4' vertical niches framed with custom designed
and hand carved oak ornaments. DESIGN OF ETERNITY.


23.- INDOOR BALCONIES: Open center balcony with custom designed fiberglass balusters and solid oak railing, overlooking the atrium fountain. 2 side balconies with custom designed fiberglass balusters and solid oak railing,
overlooking the living room.

24.- HALLWAY ART GALLERY: 3 walls with tracks to hang pictures and custom track lights.

WEST WING
25.- BEDROOM N/W: 8 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Ceiling light fixture. Wall to wall mirrored closet. Large balcony with city and mountain view.

26.- LINEN CLOSET: In hallway, with French louver doors.

27.- BATHROOM: 8 ft. ceiling and oak parquet hardwood floors. Oak cabinet, brown sink with hand shower, 24-karat gold plated ceramic tile counter, mirror with light fixture, mirrored medicine cabinet. Brown tub and ceramic tiled
shower with gold plated sliding doors. Wall paper. Window overlooking balcony.

28.- LAUNDRY ROOM: 8 ft. ceiling and oak parquet hardwood floors. Lower oak cabinets with 2 deep drawers and upper ones to ceiling, brown ceramic tile counter, sliding pole to hang clothes. Window overlooking balcony.

29.- BEDROOM/OFFICE W: 8 ft. ceiling and oak parquet hardwood floors. Oak paneled walls with moldings, oak paneled closet doors, wall to wall and floor to ceiling built-in oak bookshelves, with central cabinets. 4 upper glass doors. Balcony with city and mountain view.

EAST WING
30.- LINEN CLOSET: In hallway, with French louver doors.

31.- KITCHENETTE: Built-in 3 burner range, metallic counter and sink. Upper and lower cabinets.

32.- BEDROOM N/E: 8 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Wall to wall mirrored closet with dress maker's swinging doors. Ceiling fan light fixture. Window facing North side hill.

33.- BEDROOM N/E: 8 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Mirrored closet. Recessed lighting and bronze candle light fixture. Fabric upholstered walls. Balcony with city and mountain view, overlooking swimming pool. Separate entrance.

34.- BATHROOM: 8 ft. ceiling and oak parquet hardwood floors. Oak cabinet, brown sink, marble counter with built-in planter. Mirror with light fixture. Brown tub and ceramic tiled shower with gold plated sliding doors and tiles. Wall
paper. Window with view, overlooking swimming pool.

35.- MASTER BEDROOM S/E: 8 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Walk-in moth repellent cedar closet with built-in safe, built-in shoe rack and custom designed hand carved tree of life on door, antique-ivory finished. Velvet upholstered walls and decorative moldings. Electronically operated drapes. Crown moldings. Custom designed and antique-ivory finished wood bed with custom designed hand carvings. Floor to ceiling cabinets on each side, with King and Queen custom designed and hand carved sculptured corbel figures. Cabinets enclose control of lights and electrically operated drapes. Mirrored canopy attached to ceiling with custom designed and hand carved panels over electric bed. Custom designed King and Queen motifs. Antique-ivory finished wooden custom designed and
hand carved built-in book cabinet, with lower hand carved doors enclosing drawers and hand carved sculptured corbels. 4 upper glass doors with 4 custom designed and hand carved sculptured corbels. Large custom-designed Austrian crystal chandelier attached to ceiling. 2 fixed windows with city and mountains view and 2 custom designed stained glass windows. Balcony with city and mountains view overlooking backyard.

36.- SAUNA: Paneled, with 2 steps to lay down.

37.- MAKE-UP AREA: 8 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Custom-designed tree of life, hand-carved on door. 2 mirrored door closets enclosing lower drawers. Semicircular brown marble counter with 24 karate gold plated tile sidings, 2 brown sinks with Sherle Wagner gold plated Sherle Wagner swan faucets, lower and upper (counter to ceiling) wall to wall mirrored cabinets, with vertical Tivoli lights (carrousel style), mirrored ceiling and all around make-up lights. Brown and gold flock wall paper.

38.- MASTER BATHROOM: 8 ft. ceiling and wall to wall carpet. Fixed windows. Brown tub with 8 jet spa, Sherle Wagner gold plated swan faucets, brown marble top and step with 24 karate gold plated tile sidings. Wall to wall and floor to ceiling mirror with niche and built-in scale. Separate brown toilette, vent, ceramic tiled floor, built-in rack and hand shower. Separate shower, with ceramic tiled floor, walls and ceiling, with 24 karate gold plated tile strips,
built-in tiled seat, 2 niches, gold plated shower door. Brown and gold flock wall paper. The mirrors and Tivoli lights of the cabinets at the make-up area, reflected in the mirrors of the bathroom, create and EFFECT OF INFINITY.

 

 

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